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Under low disk space conditions, NAV may become unstable, possibly leaving a system unnecessarily exposed and unprotected. Read more about it in the Tech Tips section.
Yes, "I'll be there" as a MCT Proctor (SRV track) - come by and say 'hi' ! Check out the TechNet "Hands-on" labs which promise to be educational, fun and explosive! Time permits, pictures and happenings in and around this largest (sold-out) annual event will be posted on-line here. Keep an eye out! (Oh, do not forget the many parties around :-)
Learn more at www.securityguidance.com.
If you are an Ad-Aware SE (new) user, check out what the new version brings here.
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Everyone should be concerned about potential phishing scams regardless of the favorite browser in use. Netcraft's anti-phishing toolbar is available for both Firefox (new 25 May 2005) or Internet Explorer.
After trailing AC Milan 3 goals, Liverpool recovered to equalize and won 3-2 on penalty. Visit the official site for more information.
Download for off-line viewing if you are interested to learn more about Virtual PC and Virtual Server, dis/advantages, potential pitfalls, performance issues, etc.
Not something expected of a security product, read more about this Sygate Security Agent (SSA) behavior and how it can potentially leave your machine vulnerable to hostile attacks.
Helena Paparizou from Greece won with "My Number One", tele-voting results from all participating countries in the final on Sat 21 May. Switzerland took the 8th position and automatically qualified for the finals in next year's contest, to be held in Greece (the winning country). Read more on the official site.
SBS2003 SP1 available for download now (do not use Win Server 2003 SP1 on SBS2003).
Take a look at KB 898060 if you are experiencing failed network connectivity between servers and clients, for instance via RDP client.
The semi-finals has just concluded and Switzerland has made it to the final 24. Watch it live or get more info at the official site.
Fancy testing your IT security skills against other professionals around the world? Take a look and decide if a challenge is in order! (temporarily suspended per blog on same site 20050505).
Fixes critical vulnerabilities discovered recently ( download).
Reading README.HTM on the R2 ISO distribution is highly recommended prior to installation. Apparently, only evaluation versions of W2k3 (updated with SP1) are supported. This becomes clear only when the product key (issued upon successful registration for R2 download) gets rejected by the R2 Setup program.
Get an overview of ADFS and discover how it can be used to securely share a user's identity information across unrelated organizations.
Updated to provide XML support, this utility helps to determine MDAC installation status on a Windows machine. Versions supported range from MDAC 2.1 SP2 up to MDAC 2.8 SP1 (Win XP SP2) and MDAC 2.8 SP2 (W2k3 SP1). MDAC is typically installed together with various MS products. MSXML2.dll (current version = 3.0 SP4) is needed to run this version of Component Checker.
Not just Windows but Mac OS X security patches are essential to keep systems secure. Use software update or get it from the official download site.
With ABE, hiding folders or files is finally possible in W2k3 SP1, a neat and much welcome feature to help keep out prying eyes (Netware users may already be familiar with this). Available from MS as a separate download and documentation. An insight into its functionality is discussed in this article. Another nifty tool ShrFlgs can be used for this and more (think rmtshare - MS Resource Kit tool).
Download the updated W2k3 SP1 Admin Tools Pack. Supported platforms include Win XP Pro SP2 and Win Server 2003 SP1, plus x64 editions and W2k3 on Itanium. Uninstall previous versions essential.
If waiting for minutes (or even hours) to get to the sign-in page (Ctrl-Alt-Del) keeps happening, check out a possible workaround.